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This unit provides an introduction to mental health of older people. This includes the key elements of ageing, and the changes experienced by the old and very old person and the impact on their personal ecology and inter-relationship changes. Positive ageing and the support of improved outcomes for the older person are also explored, with the key focus on work, professional practice and inter-professional collaboration. This is Knowledge Unit and involves independent study and the completion of assessments involving undertaking two quizzes.
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Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to: